Los Angeles: Dispute Leads to Murder in Hollywood Update

Los Angeles: Dispute Leads to Murder in Hollywood

UPDATE

Detectives have released the identities of the three transient suspects connected with the fatal stabbing of 23-year-old Lynwood resident Christina Calderon on Hollywood Boulevard earlier this week.
The suspects have all been booked for murder and remain in custody, with bail set at
$1 million each and arraignment expected today. The suspects are as follows:

  • 27-year-old Dustin Kinnear
  • 33-year-old Jason Wolstone
  • 34-year-old Brian Widdows

Los Angeles: Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) West Bureau Homicide detectives have arrested three men who were responsible for the murder of a 23-year-old woman in Hollywood.

On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, around 8:30 p.m., LAPD Hollywood Area patrol officers responded to a stabbing call in the area of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue. When they arrived they discovered a female suffering from an apparent stab wounds. LAFD paramedics transported the victim, a 23-year-old female, to a local hospital when she died during surgery.

The LAPD West Bureau Homicide detectives’ investigation revealed that the victim was with a friend walking in the area when they saw three men who were holding signs and panhandling. The victim and her friend took photos of the men with their cell phones as they were holding their signs. A dispute ensued and ultimately the victim was stabbed in the torso. The suspects were described as three male whites in the late twenties and early thirties.

The suspects were located near the scene arrested and are now in the custody of LAPD West Bureau Area Homicide detectives. The identity of the victim is being withheld until immediate family is notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact LAPD West Bureau Homicide Detectives Dave Vinton or Jose Robledo at (213) 382-9470. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.

 

2 Responses to "Los Angeles: Dispute Leads to Murder in Hollywood Update"

  1. Business in Area   December 7, 2013 at 9:28 pm

    the person responsible for this murder was a volunteer with the greater west hollywood food coalition run by ted landreth

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